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Joey Hishon not Ready for Return to Hockey After Concussion

Joey Hishon, a forward drafted 17th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, is still recovering from a concussion he suffered in a game played more than a year ago, and it is not clear when he might return to the ice.

The Lake Erie Monsters, Colorado’s American Hockey League affiliate, have listed Hishon on their roster. But the 20-year-old has not been able to report for duty. Hishon has not played since he was levelled during a game at the Memorial Cup in 2011.

“He’s back home, still dealing with post-concussion symptoms,” Lake Erie coach Dean Chynoweth said on Friday. “He has felt better. He has skated. And he’s dealing with now, similar with Sidney [Crosby], where they’re working neck-related, to the head.”

Full Story: National Post

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